A major crossing pertaining to ECL boosted the turnover while indices continued the positive trend amidst the revival of the market
sentiment. Market capitalization also closed above the LKR 2,000 Bn with the price appreciation of the blue chip counters. ECL mainly witnessed investors’ interest while the share price closed at LKR 5 gaining 6.38%. Counters such as CSD, CSF, BLUE.X attracted retail investors also while LOLC, DIST and CARG contributed mostly to the ASPI.
•Bank, Finance and Insurance sector contributed mostly to the market turnover while the sector index gained 1.72%.
• Information Technology sector also contributed to the market turnover while the sector index gained 7.67% (due to ECL).